Palo Alto Networks, Inc. posted earnings that surpassed analysts’ expectations. The cybersecurity company also boosted its guidance for the year.
The company’s fiscal third-quarter non-GAAP earnings came in $1.39 per share, compared to the $1.29 a share expected by analysts polled by FactSet. Earnings were $1.17 a share in the year-ago quarter.
Revenue of $1.1 billion was in line with analysts’ expectations. The company generated revenue of $869.4 million in the year-ago quarter.
Palo Alto Networks is expecting fiscal fourth-quarter revenue in the range of $1.165 billion to $1.175 billion and diluted non-GAAP net income per share of $1.42 to $1.44. Analysts had expected $1.41 a share on revenue of $1.16 billion. The company expects billings of $1.7 billion to $1.72 billion, while analysts had predicted $1.62 billion.
For the full fiscal year, the company raised its outlook on revenue to $4.2 billion to $4.21 billion and diluted non-GAAP net income per share of $5.97 to $5.99. Analysts expect $5.86 a share on revenue of $4.18 billion. The company also projects billings of $5.28 billion to $5.30 billion, while analysts forecast $5.16 billion.